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TVERRFJELLHYTTA – Norwegian Wild Reindeer Pavilion Centre by Snøhetta

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Photography and drawings courtesy of Snøhetta http://snohetta.com/

It is with pleasure to feature Snøhetta’s  TVERRFJELLHYTTA – Norwegian Wild Reindeer Pavilion Centre project, fitting with my interests for projects in mountainous and nature reserve locations.

A description of the project has been provided by Snøhetta:

”Commissioned by the Norwegian Wild Reindeer Foundation, Snøhetta has designed an observation and information pavilion at Hjerkinn in Dovre, Norway.

The spectacular site is located on the outskirts of Dovrefjell National Park at around 1250 meters above sea level, overlooking the Snøhetta mountain massif.

The primary purpose of the 75 m2 building is to provide shelter for the school groups and visitors as mountain guides lecture on the unique wildlife and history of the Dovre Mountain plateau.

Dovrefjell is home to wild reindeer herds, musk oxen, arctic foxes and a variety of endemic botanical species. A long history filled with travellers, hunting traditions, mining and military activities have left their mark on this…

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